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Nuclear power’s regulatory campaign comes to Connecticut

Evan Bayh, the co-chair of an advocacy group funded by the nuclear power industry, makes a pitch for the importance of nuclear power. A spectator demurs.

Evan Bayh, the former governor of a coal-burning, nuclear-free state, arrived in Hartford as the smiling face of the nuclear power industry Thursday, making a soft sell for Connecticut to consider ways to keep its Millstone station economically viable. Continue Reading →

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CT lawmakers hopeful, but adopt wait-and-see stance on Iran deal

Former Connecticut U.S. Sen. Joseph Lieberman testifies on the Iran nuclear agreement before a U.S. House committee Tuesday. On the right is retired general Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and the National Security Agency.

WASHINGTON — Reaction in Congress to the historic Iran deal ranged from condemnation to hope it will curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions. Most Connecticut lawmakers praised President Obama for negotiating with Iran and other world powers, although former Sen. Joe Lieberman helped rally opposition to the deal. Continue Reading →

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